...like the late, great Allen Toussaint once observed, "The same people you must use on your way up/You might meet up/On your way down". Words of wisdom, kids.

Van Halen Dress Rehearsal At The Forum
Alex and Eddie Van Halen, Feb. 2012. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The "Ups And Downs" Menu: "Shake It Up" - The Cars / "Down Under" - Men At Work / "Bottoms Up" - Van Halen / "Down On The Corner" - Creedence Clearwater Revival / "Get Up, Stand Up" (live) - Bob Marley & The Wailers / "Downbound Train" - Bruce Springsteen / "Start Me Up" - The Rolling Stones / "Going Down" - The Jeff Beck Group / "Going Up The Country" - Canned Heat / "The Fire Down Below" - Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band / "Up On Cripple Creek" - The Band / "Down On Me" (live) - Janis Joplin

Tomorrow (Thurs., 3/30): The "Happy Birthday, Eric Clapton!!!" Menu. That means The Yardbirds 'n Cream 'n Derek & The Dominoes 'n live rarities 'n solo hits 'n too much fun, probably. The Classic Lunch Suggestion Box is waiting for your idea's and comments, so have a go at it here on the web site and the WBLM Facebook page. Or not. Whatever. We're tired today...

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